Tom Williams has been covering Ocean City High School and Cape-Atlantic League sports for more than 50 years, starting when he was a teenager. He has won 15 awards from the Press Club of Atlantic City for his writing; has been named New Jersey's Sportscaster of the Year eight times, most recently in 2008, 2009, 2010 &2013; was presented the 2003 award for contributions to amateur football in South Jersey by the National Football Hall of Fame; was recognized by the IAABO for his contributions to high school basketball; and, in 2012, was inducted into the South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame.

Tom's columns have been most regularly seen in the Ocean City Gazette, Upper Township Gazette and the Sentinel-Ledger. His stories also have appeared in The Wildwood Leader, The Currents of Atlantic County and the Philadelphia Inquirer.


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Some of Tom's past columns from The Gazette can be accessed through this menu:

7/25/12 - Let the Games begin!
7/18/12 - Ed Woolley joins Football Hall of Fame
7/11/12 - After Trials, Renee Tomlin keeps looking ahead
7/4/12 - Some rules changes for 2012-13
6/27/12 - Changes coming in 2012-13 CAL sports
5/30/12 - Honoring the CAL's top senior athletes
5/16/12 - John Oberg keeps Raiders vaulting high
5/2/12 - Matt Bosch chooses Moravian
4/25/12 - Steve Coates looking for more Cup excitement
4/18/12 - Why do we keep forgetting about Larry Doby?
4/11/12 - Changes proposed for CAL basketball
4/4/12 - Three legends join today's hoop all stars
3/28/12 - All Star Basketball & remembering Charlie Wood
3/21/12 - Filing another basketball season into history
3/14/12 - The March 1962 storm and OCHS basketball
3/14/12 - Dave Farina's March 1962 storm story
3/7/12 - NJSIAA Tournament can end suddenly
2/29/12 - New football alignment continues changes in the CAL
2/15/12 - Bosch glad the chase for 1,000 points is finished
2/8/12 - Duggan honored to join the 1,000-point list
2/1/12 - Hoops galore in February
1/25/12 - VFW League made a difference
1/18/12 - OCHS grad Meredith Long takes over Rutgers field hockey
1/11/12 - Sports week at Mainland & Charles Bringhurst
1/4/12 - Joe Fussner - CAL SportsPerson of the Year


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2000-01 Columns by Tom Williams